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Expert: Pistorius 'on Stumps' when he bashed door

Expert: Pistorius 'on Stumps' when he bashed door
Posted Wednesday, March 12th 2014 @ 10am  by Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – A forensic expert testified today that Oscar Pistorius was not wearing his prostheses when he broke down his bathroom door after shooting girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, the BBC reports. Pistorius has said he was wearing them, and while cross-examining the witness, his defense team asked the expert to kneel while holding up his feet, which made him wobbly. Their argument: Pistorius couldn't have broken down the door with a cricket bat if he wasn't wearing his prostheses; the witness, however, argued that if Pistorius had enough balance to shoot a gun, he could also break down a door.

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